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Nosce Te Ipsum

Can consciousness be measured? Several scales and systems aspire to do just that. The first scale I ran into was the Map of Consciousness by Dr. David Hawkins shown here, and laid out in his book Power vs. Force. A … Continue reading

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Dyscalculia

As an adult who freely and easily worked with math and numbers every day for years, to suddenly start losing this ability felt quite strange. None of the symptoms listed for dyscalculia applied except one: I was becoming “numerically dyslexic”. … Continue reading

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Gems, Minerals and an Effect on the Body

For thousands of years, people who could wore gems and minerals on their bodies. This has mainly been attributed to either aesthetics or a display of social status, since only the rich and/or politically powerful could afford such luxuries. Most … Continue reading

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Free E-books

Free e-books by Nirmala, Byron Katie, Nisargadata, Sogyal Rinpoche, Adyashanti, Paramahansa Yogananda and others. Check it! http://www.freespiritualebooks.com/ Free e-book by Lester Levenson: Keys to the Ultimate Freedom Free e-book by Peter Cutler: The Zen of Love Free e-book by Sadhu Om: The … Continue reading

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Heart Smile

[ This page excerpted from Heart Smile Training Institute  site] As the core practice of Heart-Smile Training, the main meditation practice gives us a fuller experience of wholeness in the here and the now by filling the body and mind … Continue reading

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Some Approaches to Physical Pain Through Meditation

Most of us experience physical pain at some point, due to injury or serious illness. Some people live with chronic pain which threatens their employment, their mobility, family life and relationships, mental health, or  even their wish to continue living. … Continue reading

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Favorite Books from Before When Cancer Books Took Over the Bookshelf

These below represent some of what I most enjoyed …in the last 3 years or so. Each shines brightly and offers much. The Zen of Love: Discover Your Own Awakened Heart 1000: The Levels of Consciousness and a Map of … Continue reading

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Finder’s Course by Jeffrey Martin, PhD

[ The following was received in an email from Dr. Jeffrey Martin. Full disclosure: I am part of the Finder’s Course Alumni Online Community, so for the last 2 1/2 years I have been hanging out with people who have … Continue reading

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Garyji’s Stages of Enlightenment

[Guest post from Garyji, a balding self-professed sage from somewhere upstate … ] Just because things are a little slow on Facebook today and my opponent has yet to make a move in Scrabble, and since I have a few … Continue reading

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After the Finish Line

Awakening sounds like a solitary event, the yearned for  goal at the finish line. Buddhist teachings perpetuate this idea. Other spiritual writers have perpetuated this idea. I have previously perpetuated this idea through this blog. Am here to correct this … Continue reading

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